Festival preview: Wychwood (31 May – 2 Jun)

31 March, 2013 in Events, Festivals


Blasts from past, Soul II Soul, The Human League and Toploader, headline this very family-friendly fest at the Cheltenham Racecourse

Wychwood FestivalWhen? 31 May – 2 Jun 2013
Where? Cheltenham Racecourse, Cheltenham, UK
How much? Weekend ticket £120, adult day tickets £37-£53
Camping? Yes
Website? www.wychwoodfestival.com

Who? Soul II Soul, The Human League, Toploader, The Beat, Sam Lee & Friends, Clement Marfo and the Frontline, The Other Tribe, Shields, Emily and the Woods, Polarsets, Mausi, Caravan Palace, Kate Nash, Eddie & The Hotrods, Public Service Broadcasting, Moulettes, John Otway, Ewing, Lo’Jo, Cave Painting, The History of Apple Pie, Mt. Wolf, Dems and NewQuay Times, Seasfire, The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, Lucy Rose, Dreadzone, Sadie and the Hotheads, The Dualers, Lloyd Yates, Eliza and the Bear, Sivu and Police Dog Hogan

What? 2013 will be the ninth year of the festival renown for its family-friendly atmosphere, wide range of music and plenty of activities, including 100 workshops for all ages, comedy, cinema and much more. Expect a very laid back atmosphere, where it’s possible to drive onto the campsite and unload all your gear. The event has been nominated Best Family Festival in the UK Festival Awards every year and, as The Independent put it, “you can go to festivals all over the world, but none will be quite as homely as Wychwood”.

Below is a promo video from the 2010 event to give a taste of the friendly family-oriented festival…